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  • Theatre Review: Marat/Sade

    Friday, August 01, 2014

    In 1964 an edgy play titled “Marat/Sade" - set in a French insane asylum with the Marquis de Sade as a major character – shook up London audiences. California Stage is marking the 50th anniversary of this radical show by mounting a new production.

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    Kashkari Spends Week Homeless In Fresno

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Republican Gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari is pushing jobs as a way to reduce poverty in California. But some say it’s not that simple.

Leland Yee Pleads Not Guilty To New Charges
Thu, Jul 31, 2014

A California state senator pleaded not guilty to a new charge of racketeering.


California Bill Would Regulate Pet Insurance Industry
Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Pet insurance policies could soon be getting increased oversight and transparency requirements under a bill in the California legislature.


Plumas National Forest Fire Crews Busy With Lightning Fires
Wed, Jul 30, 2014

Firefighters contained several small fires after 100 lightning strikes.


Independent Commission: Fix Parks System, Then Ask Voters to Pay For It
Wed, Jul 30, 2014

An independent state commission says the California Department of Parks and Recreation must fix its broken administration, management and bureaucracy. It then recommends asking voters to pay for maintaining the parks.


El Portal Fire Update: Big Oak Flat Road In Yosemite National Park Reopens
Wed, Jul 30, 2014

UPDATED -- A major route into Yosemite National Park has re-opened. Highway 120 was temporarily closed at the Big Oak Flat Road entrance station due to the El Portal Fire burning in the park.


Starbucks Out, Peet's In At Sacramento Terminal A
Wed, Jul 30, 2014

A concessionaire with exclusive contracts with Starbucks and Lemon Grass Restaurant has given up its spaces at Sacramento International Airport's Terminal A. The concessionaire's competitor will take over the spaces and make $3 million in upgrades.


Crews Battling Wildfire In Placer County
Wed, Jul 30, 2014

A new wildfire is burning in the Foresthill area of Placer County.


Public Comment on Huge Water Project in California Ends
Wed, Jul 30, 2014

Comment on a proposed draft to build one of the largest public works projects in California has officially come to an end.


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Minnesota's Minimum-Wage Workers Get 75-Cent Increase

Workers and advocacy groups praise the hard-fought change, from $7.25 to $8, but opponents warn it will wreak havoc on business balance sheets.


Tensions Stir At EPA Hearings On New Emission Rules

As the EPA develops new carbon emission rules for existing power plants, the agency is holding a series of public hearings around the country, where coal industry advocates made their concerns known.


Inquiry Shows CIA Spied On Senate Panel That Was Investigating The Agency

CIA director John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who had accused the CIA of spying on her committee's computers. Brennan at first denied it.


Big Data Firm Says It Can Link Snowden Data to Changed Terrorist Behavior

For months, U.S. officials have said secret data from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden was affecting the way terrorists communicate. A Massachusetts company says it has found proof.


Ebola Patient Will Be Treated In Atlanta Hospital

An isolation unit at Emory University's hospital will be used to treat a patient infected with Ebola, the virus that has killed more than 700 people in a recent outbreak in West Africa.


Most Of California Reported To Be In 'Extreme Drought'

About 58 percent of California is currently in the worst of the four drought levels used by experts, in conditions normally seen only once every 50-100 years.


Israel And Hamas Agree To 3-Day Cease-Fire, U.N. Says

The truce begins Friday morning local time. Envoys will travel to Cairo to negotiate a possible longer peace deal.


When China Spurns GMO Corn Imports, American Farmers Lose Billions

China has been a big and growing market for U.S. corn. But then farmers started planting a kind of genetically engineered corn that's not yet approved in China, and the Chinese government struck back.


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    Reservoir levels are at historic lows, municipalities are ordering mandatory conservation and farmers are bracing for water shortages. CapRadio has coverage on how Californians are being impacted by the drought.

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    Complete coverage of California's budgeting process for the year 2014-2015 -- from Gov. Jerry Brown's initial and revised proposals, to expert analysis and lawmaker reactions, to debate, revisions and eventual passage.

  • Fix 50: Details, Delays And Detours

    On April 22 until June 25, Caltrans will fix a section of U.S. Highway 50. Thousands of commuters are expected feel the impacts of lane closures and traffic delays. CapRadio has stories and a list of resources to help you navigate the construction.

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  • A Journey Back to Cuba

    Monday, February 3, 2014

    CapRadio took 65 listeners to Cuba through a U.S. sanctioned "people-to-people" tour. Pauline Bartolone hosted one of the trips, largely leaving her reporter’s hat at home. Here she shares her experiences, with a focus on health care.

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    Continuing coverage of the Sacramento Kings' new season after the city came close to losing the NBA franchise. The new season - and a new era for the Kings - started Oct. 30.

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    Open enrollment for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act runs Oct. 1, 2013 through Mar. 31, 2014. Learn more about the plans being offered in California and Nevada and follow the latest national, state and local health care stories here.

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